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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Flegel's named small business of the year

Flegel's Home Furnishings, which is observing its 60th anniversary in Menlo Park this year, has been named Small Business...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by Rebecca Nelson, on Jan 25, 2014 at 11:43 am | 2 comments | 5281 Views

AROUND TOWN

Acting locally on global warming

In September, the Town Council of Portola Valley unanimously approved a resolution to sign the U.S Mayors Climate Protection...

Original post made by David Boyce on Dec. 11, 2006
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Jan 4, 2007 at 7:12 am | 11 comments | 5280 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voting starts Feb. 6 on Menlo Park school district parcel tax

Voting by mail or in person at voting centers starts Monday, Feb. 6, on a ballot measure asking Menlo Park City School District...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2017
Last comment by Jarrod, on Feb 7, 2017 at 5:36 pm | 40 comments | 5278 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Portola Valley holds town picnic June 6 at new Town Center

The town picnic on Saturday, June 6, in Portola Valley includes the Zot's to Tot's 2.2-mile run, a car show, carnival games...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jun 9, 2009 at 10:10 pm | 2 comments | 5278 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police search flower shop

The owner of Cindy's Flowers and Gifts has not had an easy year -- a string of legal troubles culminated last week in the...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Christine, on Dec 21, 2012 at 11:56 am | 6 comments | 5276 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park, Stanford medical facilities penalized over patient safety

Stanford Health Care and Palo Alto Medical Foundation's Menlo Park Surgical Hospital will see their Medicare reimbursements...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by hope for the future, on Dec 17, 2015 at 2:20 pm | 8 comments | 5276 Views

MENLO PARK

Town Hall Meeting

Would anyone be interested in an 'ol fashion TOWN HALL meeting to address any issues the public would like to ask the City...

Original post made by James Lewis on Oct. 4, 2007
Last comment by Inquiring minds, on Oct 20, 2007 at 6:48 pm | 17 comments | 5275 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Routine food at new hamburger joint

In an echo of the bland and character-less stainless steel equipment behind the counter at Jeffrey's Hamburgers, the food...

Original post made by Dave on Dec. 10, 2007
Last comment by Lynn, on Dec 13, 2007 at 3:26 pm | 6 comments | 5274 Views

AROUND TOWN

Welcome to Town Square!

Residents of Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley and Woodside, and other visitors to The Almanac Online: Here is your...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 2, 2006
There are no comments yet. 5271 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council says no to Louise Street driveway

Louise Street resident Michael Schwarz said his neighbors were determined to stop developer Sam Sinnott from building a driveway...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Santa Cruz Ave Resident, on Aug 21, 2013 at 4:36 pm | 22 comments | 5270 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Council open to subdivision on Moore Road

There is one parcel on Moore Road east of Interstate 280 in Woodside that is significantly larger than its neighbors. It...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by bengt henriksen, on Apr 1, 2014 at 11:15 pm | 1 comment | 5269 Views

AROUND TOWN

Media Center seeks "Local Heroes"

The Mid-peninsula Community Media Center (the “Media Center”) will honor eight “local heroes” in their first “Local...

Original post made by Louise Pencavel on Oct. 10, 2006
There are no comments yet. 5262 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Would you take your old house apart instead of having it demolished?

The cover story in the Feb. 7 issue of the Almanac describes efforts by Portola Valley's town government to reuse wood and...

Original post made by David Boyce on Feb. 8, 2007
Last comment by Armand Neukermans, on Feb 9, 2007 at 4:34 pm | 3 comments | 5262 Views

SPORTS

M-A Bears Golf Classic a Huge Success

The 3rd Annual M-A Bears Golf Classic was held at Coyote Creek Golf Club on Saturday, April 28. Parents and players from...

Original post made by Linda Sako on Apr. 30, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5261 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook expands office space in Menlo Park (again)

Facebook has leased three buildings from its Menlo Park neighbor, Intuit, the finance software company behind Quickbooks...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Dec 11, 2015 at 1:10 pm | 3 comments | 5261 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Conflicting views of financing PV Town Center project

The following pro-and-con opinions, one by Portola Valley Mayor Ted Driscoll, the other by residents Charles Engles and Ed...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 10, 2007
Last comment by , on Apr 10, 2007 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 5261 Views

WOODSIDE

Mr. Roadshow on passing bicyclists safely

The debate over sharing the road has reached the Mercury News' Mr. Roadshow column, with a letter about passing a group of...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Mar. 7, 2007
Last comment by A more patient person, on Jun 5, 2007 at 9:26 pm | 7 comments | 5261 Views

WOODSIDE

Steve Jobs wealth not an issue

The following letter by John Clark was published in the Almanac's Feb. 7 print edition: Editor: I find it offensive...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 7, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5260 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicycle Chaos

Yesterday, at about 10:30 AM, at the intersection of Sand Hill Road and Portola Road, while I was waiting to turn left onto...

Original post made by Local Driver on Jan. 9, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 18, 2011 at 7:25 pm | 65 comments | 5258 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park moms and dog owners battle over Nealon Park's open field

Renovations for Nealon Park are on the drawing board, but how will the city balance the interests of parents and their small...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by Nanc, on Nov 19, 2015 at 1:06 pm | 17 comments | 5258 Views
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